From rustic to modern, luxurious to natural, and everything in between, hardwood flooring suits every need. Whether you want the perfect touch of contemporary style or hardwood floors adaptable to any style, you’ll find that our collection is full of options. If you’re looking for hardwood flooring near you, visit Northeast Flooring & Kitchens in Putnam, CT! We are your local source for all kitchen, bath, and flooring needs. Plus, as part of our impressive flooring collection, we carry an extensive variety of hardwood floors.
Are you ready to invest in your floors? Keep reading to learn more about hardwood flooring and where to install them.
With each product differing in tone, color, character, and mineral streaks, it may be tough to choose just one hardwood floor for your home. Are you looking for a mid-century modern look or a rustic farmhouse style? What about the layout of your flooring? Asking yourself these questions will assist in choosing the perfect flooring to enhance your space and meet your preferences.
Some popular flooring styles include:
There are many different types of hardwood floors on the market today. Along with the two types, solid and engineered, there are various wood species as well.
Popular hardwood species include:
The primary difference between the two types of hardwood is in the construction. Here’s a closer look at these two options.
Solid Hardwood Flooring
Solid hardwood is sourced from trees and kept in one solid piece. The plank width can vary from product to product, with popular widths being 3, 5, and 7 inches wide.
Things to keep in mind for solid hardwood:
Engineered Hardwood Flooring
Engineered hardwood is constructed using wood veneers laid in a cross-grain pattern. This makes the floors dimensionally stable and more resistant to expansion and contraction than solid hardwood.
Things to keep in mind for engineered hardwood:
When it comes to hardwood flooring, installation is key. Be sure to choose the type of flooring that works best for your space. Keep in mind that solid hardwood floors are best for areas of your home with little moisture and a likelihood of accidents. However, engineered hardwood floors can be installed in almost any area of the home. For areas with high moisture or risk of spills and pet accidents, check out our waterproof flooring brand, Hydrotek™!
Solid Hardwood can be installed in the following areas:
Engineered Hardwood can be installed in the areas listed above. They can also be installed in the following areas:
Did you know? We provide professional hardwood flooring installations!
As part of the Carpet One cooperative, we have the buying power of over 1,000 stores. We carry both well-known brands and exclusive brands in our clean showroom. Along with our hardwood floors, we also have a team of professionals who are here to make your flooring investment an unforgettable experience. We strive to provide superior customer service from start to finish, ensuring that you know all the project details before we begin. Ready to get started on your project? Visit our showroom at 17 Kennedy Drive in Putnam, CT, or browse our online flooring selection today!
Caring for Hardwood Flooring
It’s easy to keep your solid or engineered hardwood planks looking their best with these simple tips.
Hardwood and Humidity
Your home’s relative humidity level will ebb
and flow as the seasons shift. Relative humidity,
which is the level of water vapor in the air, can affect your hardwood floors both positively and negatively.